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Octazooka (move)

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Octazooka
オクタンほう Okutank Cannon
Octazooka.png
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Type  Water
Category  Special
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  65
Accuracy  85%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Not affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
May affect anyone adjacent to the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation II
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Jam  1
Startles the Pokémon that has the Judge's attention.
Condition  Tough
Appeal  2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Judge's Voltage goes up.

Octazooka (Japanese: オクタンほう Okutank Cannon) is a damage-dealing Water-type move introduced in Generation II. It is the signature move of Octillery.

Effect

Octazooka inflicts damage and has a 50% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

Description

Games Description
Stad2 An attack that shoots ink. Has a fifty-fifty chance of reducing the target's accuracy.
GSC An attack that may reduce accuracy.
RSEColo.XD Fires a lump of ink to damage and cut accuracy.
FRLG Ink is blasted in the foe’s face or eyes to damage and lower accuracy.
DPPtHGSS The user attacks by spraying ink in the foe's face or eyes. It may also lower the target's accuracy.
BWB2W2 The user attacks by spraying ink in the target's face or eyes. It may also lower the target's accuracy.
XY The user attacks by spraying ink at the target's face or eyes. This may also lower the target's accuracy.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
224 Octillery Octillery Water Water 25 25 25 25 25
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Type Father
II III IV V VI
116 Horsea Horsea Water Water Octillery Octillery Octillery Octillery Octillery
223 Remoraid Remoraid Water Water Octillery Octillery Octillery Octillery Octillery
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


Special move

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
116 116 Horsea Water Dream World - Sparkling Sea
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

By event

Generation V

#   Pokémon Type Obtained with
302 302 Sableye Dark Ghost Chief Golgo's Sableye
Bold indicates a Pokémon which gets STAB from this move.
Italic indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form gets STAB
from this move.

In the anime

None.png Marcellus Octillery Octazooka.png Harley Octillery Octazooka.png None.png
Marcellus's Octillery Harley's Octillery
The user fires an orb of water at the foe.
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
224 Octillery Octillery releases a shining blue orb of water from its mouth at the opponent, or Octillery fires an orange blast at the opponent from its mouth.
Marcellus's Octillery Octillery the Outcast Debut
Harley's Octillery Harley Rides Again None

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Octazooka II.png Octazooka III.png Octazooka IV.png Octazooka V.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Octazooka PMD RB.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

Trivia

  • Octazooka (Japanese: オクタンほう Okutank Cannon) is the only attack to be specifically named after a Pokémon; in Japanese, "Octillery" is known as "Okutank".

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 章魚桶炮 Zhāng​yú​tǒng Pào​​
France Flag.png French Octazooka
Germany Flag.png German Octazooka
Greece Flag.png Greek Μελανοβόλο
Italy Flag.png Italian Octazooka
South Korea Flag.png Korean 대포무노포 Daepomuno Po
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Octazuca
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Oktazuka
Spain Flag.png Spanish Pulpocañón



Variations of the move Octazooka
Special OctazookaMirror ShotMud BombLeaf Tornado


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